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Feds create new immigration program to get skilled tradespeople to Canada

posted Apr 21, 2012, 9:02 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Apr 21, 2012, 9:34 PM ]

Published on April 11, 2012 The Guardian Charlottetown

CALGARY — Ottawa has announced a new immigration program that it says will make it easier for Canadian business to hire the workers most urgently needed _ skilled tradespeople.

The new stream for workers in fields such as construction and manufacturing should be set up later this year, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Tuesday in Calgary, the financial heart of Canada's oil and gas industry and a city all too familiar with skilled labour shortages.

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